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The Secret Hours Santa Montefiore

The Secret Hours By Santa Montefiore

The Secret Hours by Santa Montefiore


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The enchanting new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author, Santa Montefiore. The perfect summer read for 2019!

The Secret Hours Summary

The Secret Hours by Santa Montefiore

The enchanting novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Santa Montefiore

'Let the wind take me and the soft rain settle me into the Irish soil from where I came. And may my sins be forgiven.'

Arethusa Clayton has always been formidable, used to getting her own way. On her death, she leaves unexpected instructions. Instead of being buried in America, on the wealthy East Coast where she and her late husband raised their two children, Arethusa has decreed that her ashes be scattered in a remote corner of Ireland, on the hills overlooking the sea.

All Arethusa ever told Faye was that she grew up in a poor farming family and left Ireland, alone, to start a new life in America as did so many in those times of hardship and famine. But who were her family in Ireland and where are they now? What was the real reason that she turned away from them? And who is the mysterious benefactor of a significant share of Arethusa's estate?

Arethusa is gone. There is no one left to tell her story. Faye feels bereft, as if her mother's whole family has died with her. Leaving her own husband and children behind, she travels to the picturesque village of Ballinakelly, determined to fulfil her mother's last wish and to find out the reason for Arethusa's insistence on being laid to rest in this faraway land.

'AN ATMOSPHERIC, MESMERISING READ' My Weekly

'PASSIONATE AND INTRIGUING' Woman's Weekly

***PRAISE FOR SANTA MONTEFIORE***

'Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore' JOJO MOYES

'An enchanting read overflowing with deliciously poignant moments' DINAH JEFFERIES on Songs of Love and War

'Santa Montefiore hits the spot for my like few other writers' SARRA MANNING

'One of our personal favourites' THE TIMES on The Last Secret of the Deverills

'Accomplished and poetic' Daily Mail

'Santa Montefiore is a marvel' Sunday Express

'One of our personal favourites' The Times

About Santa Montefiore

Born in England in 1970, Santa Montefiore grew up in Hampshire. She is married to writer Simon Sebag Montefiore. They live with their two children, Lily and Sasha, in London. Visit her at www.santamontefiore.co.uk.

Additional information

GOR010119347
9781471169625
1471169626
The Secret Hours by Santa Montefiore
Used - Like New
Hardback
Simon & Schuster Ltd
2019-07-11
512
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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